CdeO City records 1 new COVID-19 case on June 23


Cagayan de Oro City (CDO) recorded one new case of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on Tuesday, June 23, bringing the total cases in the city to 27.

City Health Office Epidemiologist Dr. Joselito Retuya announced that the 27th case is a 44-year-old female resident of Barangay Agusan.

The 27th case is a cashier at a company in CDO. She first tested positive in rapid diagnostic testing, which her company organized last June 13. The CHO said the woman receives remittances from all clients all over Mindanao, which may have exposed her to the virus.

Consequently, the city has placed “one block” of the barangay under localized focused containment. Contact tracing is also underway.

Containment area in Agusan /screenshot

Meanwhile, CDO also recorded one new recovery, bringing the total number of recoveries to nine. The total number of deaths in the city remained at 6.


For returning overseas Filipino workers and locally stranded individuals, you may contact the following hotline numbers from Monday to Sunday 8 AM to 9 PM:

  • 0919-068-9770
  • 0953-360-5463
  • 0965-830-7178

You can also reach out via email at or message them on Facebook at The City will also host an FB Live Support for LSIs every 10 AM to 11 AM or 3 PM to 4 PM.

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